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Address: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
Phone Number: +1 843-363-9026
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing &...

Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing & excursion cruise operator located below the Lighthouse in world-famous Harbour Town since 1968. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing Vagabond has the cruise for you! Public trips and private charters are available year-round. We hope to welcome you aboard soon!

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Fun way to visit Savannah!

We took the cruise from HHI to Savannah and really enjoyed our trip- Boat left at 9 AM, got to Savannah before 11 AM- time to enjoy being a tourist in Savannah before boarding the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ellicott City, MD
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Ellicott City, MD
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the cruise from HHI to Savannah and really enjoyed our trip- Boat left at 9 AM, got to Savannah before 11 AM- time to enjoy being a tourist in Savannah before boarding the boat at 3 PM. Saw a few dolphins on the waterways and enjoyed the scenery! Highly recommend!

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Hilton Head
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This dinner cruise is great. We went last year,and it was fantastic so we went again this year. It was still fantastic. The cruise itself is so relaxing and romantic. The sunsets are beautiful. The service and the food are both worth every penny. The buffet has a great assortment, shrimp and grits, chicken, and beef brisket. All served with... More 

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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191 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

On Tuesday and Thursday the Spirit of Harbour Town goes to Savannah. Your trip is about 90 minutes each way with 4 hours to explore Savannah. This is a pleasant trip.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat trip from Hilton Head to Savannah is definitely a must do. Parking in Habour Town is easy, specifically in the morning before the tour starts. The boat is convenient and spacy with AC. The trip through the back channels very nice and many things like dolphins etc. to see. 3- 4 hours in the beautyful city of Savannah... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic night watching dolphins play up close and then heading out to watch the sun drop. Seems to be one of the better priced options, too! Thanks!

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Staten Island, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Sunset Dinner Cruise on 8/10/16. It was good but there are issues... To start with, you have to drive onto the Sea Pines community and have to pay a $6 entry fee to gain access to the Harbortown marina. (Beware, the gate people are not friendly at all and only want to take your money and not... More 

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to enjoy the fireworks at Shelter Cove on Hilton Head Island try this 21/2 hour cruise out of Harbourtown. No crowds to fight and since the boat is always moving, there is always a nice air ro keep you comfortable. The seats are not real comfortable but other than that it was very enjoyable. The Captain pointed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, teenage son and I tried the sunset firework cruise. To get to the nub: we don't think it was worth the money. Don't get me wrong, the ride was smooth and pleasant enough. The crew were very friendly and chatty. But the trip should've been $20 cheaper and an hour shorter. The kids with other families were bored... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the 2 pm cruise and saw a lot of dolphins! The captain was very informative and pointed out a lot of interesting landmarks. He also gave history of the area. We booked through Expedia and Expedia did not send our reservation to Vagabond but they found it. Expedia also charges more than booking directly with Vagabond. We... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you to Vagabond Cruise and the Tammy Jane crew for providing and excellent experience for our local teachers. Everyone enjoyed their morning on the boat and learned more about what is going on in our local waters.

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